Simplicity: the Golden Rule Principle

May 9, 2017

Flummoxed by Simplicity Although the Golden Rule phrasing is simple, the execution of it has proved to be difficult. Libraries bursting with thousands of books trying to explain how to live a life by simply “loving thy neighbor as thyself.” The phrase’s perfect simplicity flummoxes us. I realized quickly that the ancients were trying to explain how […]

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Understanding Law of Reciprocity as Golden Rule for Society

April 11, 2017

Golden Rule Principle⏤Law of Reciprocity The Golden Rule occurs in nearly every culture at some point. I only accidentally stumbled upon this historical reality, but it was an eye opener for me. The Golden Rule is the social rendering of the Law of reciprocity. Realizing that all the major philosophers are teaching a fundamental social […]

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Are you about to have a snake in your boat? Choose the Middle Way!

April 7, 2017

The Middle Way My military experience provided me with many great stories that relate to Golden Rule. Last blog we spoke about the supporting principle moderation defining middle way. This story describes perfectly what could happen when one crashes out of that middle way. “Snake” River Twelve Ranger students in large rubber raft boats. All their […]

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HAVING FUNDAMENTALS

October 9, 2015

Continue Having Fundamentals In our histories there have been great teachers who attempted to describe a way of living that would lead to an individual’s happiness, freedom, passion and prosperity. Every culture has had its teachers and philosophers teaching “the Truth.” Therefore, I have come to call these “Truths” the fundamentals. Each of these individuals taught […]

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Constant Contact Universal Consciousness

October 7, 2015

 REALIZING CONSTANT CONTACT Having contact with Supreme, or discovering God or Creator. Through the ages in ancient texts and scriptures we have seen burning bushes, booming voices, angles, dreams, visions and a myriad of other forms of contact to bring legitimacy to our knowing Supreme presence. My theory, however, suggests that we are in constant […]

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100th MONKEY EFFECT

September 16, 2015

The 100th Monkey It has come to my attention that many of you are not aware of the 100th Monkey effect! Wow, so sorry. As I said in an earlier blog Finding A Thread; there seem to be these “hundredth monkey” events. Although this “effect” has essentially been shown to be a wives tale. The […]

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